Welcome To Austin Zoo

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About Us

Our mission is to assist

animals in need through rescue,

rehabilitation and education. 

Located on the southwest edge of Austin, Texas, Austin Zoo draws visitors from around the world to learn about our rescued animals and spend quality time outdoors in the Texas Hill Country.

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Austin Zoo is proud to be a Zoological Association of America Accredited Facility.

 

 


 

Veterans, Thank You!

 

Veterans, thank you very much for your service.  Austin Zoo invites all veterans and active duty military ID holders to visit our rescue zoo on the federally observed Veterans Day holiday on Monday, November 12. We also invite you to bring your family for 50% off of up to 8 guests. Again, we truly appreciate you.

 

 


 

Daily Training & Enrichment Activities

All keeper talks are weather permitting and last approximately 15 minutes.

TortoiseFeeding

Cougar Cubs
11:00am: Monday • Wednesday • Friday

Bear Cubs
11:00am: Sunday • Tuesday • Thursday • Saturday

Primates
11:30am: Daily

Galapagos Tortoises*
12:30pm: Daily

American Alligator
2:30pm: Tuesday • Saturday

*Tortoise Keeper Talk is held only when the temperature is at least 60 degrees F. at noon


 

Austin Zoo Animal Art
Is Now Available For Purchase!


What started out as an enrichment activity for our primates has turned into a fundraising project for Austin Zoo!
All the pieces are hand painted by an Austin Zoo animal in watercolor, are unframed, and include the animal’s name and the date painted. (Each piece of art may contain slight imperfections.)

Click here to see all the available watercolors!